The Ottumwa Courier

February 17, 2014

Community 1st names Penn Branch manager

Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — Community 1st Credit Union is pleased to announce Rose Bean has been named Pennsylvania Avenue branch manager. She begins her new duties Feb. 24.

Bean moves to the Ottumwa north side location after more than 10 years in varied roles with the credit union. Most recently, she managed C1st's Member Relations Center, which handles more than 1,000 incoming calls daily.

"Rose knows the credit union's mission and procedure very well after working in several departments over the years," said Teri Ortgies, director of branch operations at Community 1st. "It's nice to have someone ready to perform at a high level at the Penn branch."

She started her career at C1st as a Richmond Avenue branch teller, became a head teller, a member service representative, a personal representative and a trainer before becoming assistant manager, then manager at the MRC.

Bean is a Bloomfield native who graduated from Davis County High School and Indian Hills Community College. She and her husband Charles reside just outside of Ottumwa.

She has three grown children and four grandchildren.

C1st has more than 160 employees and is headquartered in Ottumwa. For more information, call 866-360-5370 or visit